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Chris Miller: Will anything stop Putin's pet project?

Nord Stream 2, a direct pipeline from Russia to Germany, isn’t going away. Neither is the clamor to cancel it.
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Native Americans ‘Left out in the cold' under Trump press Biden for action

After showing political clout in the 2020 election, tribal communities are hoping for more attention and money to address their long-running problems with poverty, health care and other issues.
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What caused the blackouts in Texas?

The state’s widespread electricity failure was largely caused by freezing natural gas pipelines. That didn’t stop advocates for fossil fuels from trying to shift blame.
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Bill McKibben: Build nothing new that ultimately leads to a flame

If “Stop burning fossil fuels” is the first principle of fighting the climate crisis, let this be the second.
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Biden EPA pick pledges resources to help meet Chesapeake cleanup goals

President Joe Biden’s pick to run the U.S. Environmental Agency has pledged to marshal the agency’s resources to help meet the 2025 goal for cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
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What working in the oil industry taught me

What my time working on a North Dakota oil patch taught me about America’s fossil fuel addiction — and how to curb it.
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Living with natural gas pipelines: Appalachian landowners describe fear, anxiety and loss

Pipeline companies have run roughshod over several regions where they're building, racking up safety and environmental violations. Many residents feel trapped, with no control over their property.
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Michael Patrick F. Smith: What working in the oil industry taught me

What my time working on a North Dakota oil patch taught me about America’s fossil fuel addiction — and how to curb it.
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Supreme Court will hear eminent domain battle

The Supreme Court has agreed to weigh in on whether a private company can use eminent domain to seize state-owned land to build a natural gas pipeline between Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
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Once united in support of Biden, environmentalists and unions clash over pipelines

Environmentalists and labor unions that threw their support behind U.S. President Joseph Biden now find themselves on the opposite sides of a battle over the construction of big pipeline projects between Canada and the United States.

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Bill McKibben: Can green energy power the cannabis boom?

We’ve found a huge new electricity hog in indoor industrial production of the crop.
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Biden to cancel Keystone XL pipeline in inauguration day executive order

The project had already been languishing, but the action by Mr. Biden would signal his determination to undo President Trump’s environmental legacy.
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Why the environmental justice movement should think locally

Saving the planet starts with saving the communities the fossil fuel industry tends to trample.
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Investigation reveals damaged pipeline caused 2018 natural gas explosion that killed Dallas girl

The National Transportation Safety Board held a hearing on Tuesday regarding the deadly 2018 natural gas explosion in Dallas.
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Heather Hansman: How Biden can start protecting the environment

The end of the Trump administration can't come soon enough for our climate and public lands. Thankfully, there are a series of actions our new president can immediately take to begin undoing the damage.
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